| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:21 AM
SOUTH BEND -- Candy Meredith still remembers the exact minute when her husband, Steven, had his first heart attack.
It was July 14, 2012, and he was working in the yard when, at 12:13 p.m., he realized that he couldn't breathe.
Steven Meredith Sr.,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:12 PM
If Baltimore County resident Orlando DeFelice hadn't had a heart transplant, doctors told his wife, Pam, he would have likely died within four days.
Even after the surgery, doctors told him he had 50/50 odds of dying within five years.
But that was...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Doctors determined that Teresa Bartlinski, the 6-year-old Catonsville girl struggling to accept a donor's heart, will be re-listed on the transplant list.
The family announced on their blog, ourplacecalledhome.blogspot.com, that Teresa will remain on...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:48 PM
As they cradled her lifeless body Monday, Ed and Ann Bartlinski tried to picture their 6-year-old daughter on a bicycle pedaling toward heaven, to celebrate her life as a miracle, rather than see her death as a sign of unanswered prayers.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:30 PM
>> 50 Years Ago — EL CENTRO — A former El Centran, John Caresio, has been signed to co-star in a Metropolitan International Studios film, according to word received here.
Caresio will co-star with Vic Savage in “The Creeping Terror,&...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:28 AM
PETOSKEY — It's a hard subject for Tina Stead to talk about -- how her family's life changed in what seemed like an instant.
Tina, 32, and her husband Mike, 31, have been together for 12 years. The Boyne City couple has three children -- sons,...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
A benefit dinner is planned for Ashley Shepherd, 20, a 2010 Petoskey High School graduate. Shepherd underwent a heart transplant in December, and has been staying with family in the Detroit area while she recovers and has regular visits with her doctors....
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:25 PM
The stories I write linger longer in me than its publishing date. Sometimes concepts remain like riddles in my mind and surprise me with greater stories later on. I relate this idea to Yanira Barona, a 41-year-old mother from Whitehall, whose story I've...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Former Vice President Dick Cheney undergoes a heart transplant operation; let the one-liners begin!...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 4:21 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Former President George W. Bush was happy that heart transplant surgery for his vice president, Dick Cheney, went well, according to a statement Sunday from Bush's spokesman.
"President Bush was in touch with the family yesterday,"...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Former President George W. Bush was happy that heart transplant surgery for his vice president, Dick Cheney, went well, according to a statement Sunday from Bush's spokesman.
"President Bush was in touch with the family yesterday," said the statement...